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In The Interest Of Fairness ...

... HBO has spotted the new Strong Mothers Against Child Molesters Web site, which, among other things, plans to track sentences handed down by judges against sex offenders. The only judge listed so far is John Mitchell here. You can check out the Web site...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 3/22/06

Family Phil gave winter one last spring before hanging up the inner tubes here.Extremely Cool: There appears to be a move afoot by Mari, Stebbijo and others to form an Inland Northwest Bloggers Association (sign me up) here.*Put your hands together for HBO's Sam Taylor/Vandal...

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Question: Does Demo LaRocco Have A Chance?

"Former Idaho Congressman Larry LaRocco startled fellow Democrats with his last-minute move Friday to challenge GOP Lt. Gov. Jim Risch. Part of the surprise was that LaRocco didn't let party Chairman Richard Stallings know until about noon Friday he was eyeing the race, which already...

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Huckleberries Best of the Northwest -- 3/22/06

Survivor: Oregon Style: Six family members who disappeared more than two weeks ago after setting out on an overnight trip were found Tuesday in a mountainous area of southwestern Oregon, surviving in their snowbound recreational vehicle on dehydrated food and other provisions. Shown left to...

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Mark Few: What's A Guy To Do?

Issue: Growth keeps 'Northwest guy' home: Big-time universities want Gonzaga's Few, too/Steve Bergum, Spokesman-ReviewQuestion: Do you believe Gonzaga coach Mark Few will still be a Zag when the 2006-07 season comes around?

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WSJ Editorial: Sell Excess USFS Land

The Bush administration proposed a novel idea recently: Sell off a tiny fraction of National Forest land to save money and raise funds for rural schools. Far from a revival of the Homestead Act signed up President Lincoln in 1862 and which distributed some 80...

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Quick Fix 6 -- 3/22/06

1. APhoto Fix: Ava Gardner (shown with Frank Sinatra in Reno on Aug. 19, 1951, has now had a post office named after her, in Smithfield, N.C.,. President Bush signed a bill Monday to rename the post office in honor of the Oscar-nominated actress, who...

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.